“A Syrian Orthodox Christian family was turned away at a Pennsylvania airport after they tried for nearly 15 years to enter the United States, following Trump’s immigration ban“, reports Daily Mail.
After Trump’s executive order was signed, The two brothers, their wives and children were turned away at the border.
The executive order that banned people from Syria and six other countries from entering the United States on Friday.
“Six family members were traveling to be reunited with relatives when their journey was cut short by customs at Philadelphia International Airport on Saturday.”
Waiting nearly 15 years to move to Pennsylvania, they were sent back on an 18-hour flight to Doha, Qatar.
This is just one instance that took place in the airports all around the United States this weekend, with over 30 reported protests taking over at the airports, all in support of the refugees and immigrants.
‘To suddenly be told, “no, you no longer qualify to enter the country,” it kind of comes as a slap in the face.’
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has spoke out against Trump’s ban, which has sparked protests at the city’s airport and across the country, “Banning immigrants and refugees is not only unjustifiably cruel, it also puts Americans at home and serving abroad at great risk.”
This is only week 1 of Trump in office….
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